Tuesday, December 01, 2009

It finally came

The 2009 Bad Sex in Fiction Award has been copiously discharged to Jonathan Littell for his novel, The Kindly Ones, particularly for a passage involving sex on (in?) a guillotine and an orgasmic “jolt that emptied my head like a spoon scraping the inside of a soft-boiled egg.”

For true devotees of Bad Sex, here are the notable excerpts for this year’s short-listed works.

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